Man airlifted to hospital following taxi, truck collision in JHB

14 others were injured after the taxi apparently slammed into the back of the truck this morning.

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JOHANNESBURG - A man has been airlifted to hospital after a taxi and truck collided in Kempton Park, leaving 14 others injured.

It's understood the taxi slammed into the back of the truck on Zuurfontein Avenue this morning.

Netcare 911's Athlenda Mathe says the people who were traveling in the taxi were hurt, and no one from the truck sustained any injuries.

"Fifteen people had sustained injuries varying from serious to moderate. The Netcare helicopter was dispatched to the scene to lift a critically injured man for further medical care. The other 14 people were stabilised on the scene."